Sony AV-receiver reviews

Sony STR-DA3300ES AV-receiver
Sony STR-DA3300ES AV-receiver

The front panel of this unit in a traditional for the entire range Sony ES key. Everything is recognizable, rationally and succinctly: large chamfer along the panel, narrow oblong display, a clear separation of functions on the main and minor (brought to the tiny buttons). But fans of the brand immediately...
Sony STR-DA5000ES AV-receiver
Sony STR-DA5000ES AV-receiver

Sony always tries to be one step ahead of its competitors. A seven-channel STR-DA5000ES, which was released in 2003, also confirms this. The brain of the device is two 32-bit processors, performing multichannel decoding, processing and correction in high sound resolution. Control system allows you to...
Sony STR-DA5300ES AV-receiver
Sony STR-DA5300ES AV-receiver

How many years did not change the design of components series Sony ES? Correct answer - six. But as fresh still looks faceplate with a gentle slant at the top and flat carved the buttons! Layout of the controls on the front of STR-DA5300ES one in one coincides with a younger model 3300ES, so the units...
Sony STR-DA5800ES AV-receiver
Sony STR-DA5800ES AV-receiver

At first glance, accurately determines that it is the device of the famous elite series of electronic components ES company Sony. Here everything is real: the facade is made of aluminum plate, handles nicely COLD fingers. On-site and brand for the family of ES "shelf" separating the narrow screen, and...
Sony STR-DA7100ES AV-receiver
Sony STR-DA7100ES AV-receiver

We start from a distance, with small things. For Custom Install and work in multi-zone mode STR-DA7100ES has a gentlemanly set of inputs, outputs, and not only that - the set includes a second remote control. Selector comprehensive capabilities: one of the ten sources can be Turntables (corrector), and...
Sony STR-DB1080 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DB1080 AV-receiver

When unpacking it turned out that the receiver has a significant weight and shifted to the rear wall (there is a transformer), the center of gravity. This is indirect evidence of the attention paid by the developers of the power supply. Subsequently, it was confirmed by the measurement results. ...
Sony STR-DB2000 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DB2000 AV-receiver

Asymmetrically located on the front panel of Sony STR-DB2000 receiver rotary controls and miniature knobs provide a complete control even without the remote control. Two multi-channel inputs (5.1 and 6.1) allow playing the recordings separately from Multichannel sources such as SACD and DVD-Audio or...
Sony STR-DB790 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DB790 AV-receiver

Sony STR-DB790 is the receiver, playing 6.1 channel recordings without compromises: appropriate decoders and the additional amplifier for central back channel are in place. Full set of decoders is added by the branded DCS technology, recreating the acoustics of some Hollywood editing studios at the listening...
Sony STR-DB795 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DB795 AV-receiver

A very good model Sony STR-DB790 gave place to more "advanced" applicant. For rather small money the company offers seven (!) amplification channels and complete spatial processing of Dolby Pro Logic IIx signal. If the competitors use 6.1 scheme (additional decomposition of DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 doesn't...
Sony STR-DB798 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DB798 AV-receiver

Lineup not so prestigious QS as ES, but Sony has managed to accustom us to the fact that these components by price/quality ratio and are the most advantageous. Perhaps, therefore, to design seven-channel receiver STR-DB798 designers did not invent anything new. All the configuration functions are...
Sony STR-DB840 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DB840 AV-receiver

Your gaze presents a silver version of the receiver - light now in vogue. But for those who already have a dark gray blocks, the company offers a traditional version of the device in black. This receiver firm continues to implement its Digital Cinema Sound system equipment in a series of QS. The number...
Sony STR-DB900 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DB900 AV-receiver

Design hardware Sony has always evoke the special trust. But let's not look at the exterior and the beautiful logo of a digital gain S-Master Pro, for which Sony has received an award from EISA, and the facts. Thus, STR-DB900 is designed to connect only four sources. Moreover, analog audio inputs...
Sony STR-DE375 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DE375 AV-receiver

Sony STR-DE375 receiver created the attack of nostalgia to our experts. Judge for yourself: decoder is only Pro Logic, no S-video, only RCA, does not commutate video signals! The receiver is configured specifically. Although the test signal goes one after another to all channels, you can change its level...
Sony STR-DE405 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DE405 AV-receiver

This relatively small size and weight of a relatively symmetric receiver performance front. Tuner with VHF and CB allows you to record in the receiver's memory up to 30 stations. TUNING available in manual, automatic and direct dial frequency. System receiving the RDS data, this receiver lets EON expanded...
Sony STR-DE595 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DE595 AV-receiver

The notch on the front panel of Sony STR-DE595 receiver acts as work area for setting controls. The solution is so ergonomic that you want to make installation from the receiver's facade without looking in the manual. Algorithm of installation is thought out; much of it contributes to increase the accuracy...
Sony STR-DG700 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DG700 AV-receiver

Each time we have audio equipment of Sony we are surprised by the ability of the company to offer maximum functionality for relatively little money. Here is a recent example - the receiver STR-DG700. Who could imagine that one of the most affordable devices will have automatic calibration with external...
Sony STR-DN610 AV-receiver
Sony STR-DN610 AV-receiver

While the most of receivers can support 7.1 configuration only with a help of an additional power amplifier, Sony STR-DN610 has seven amplifier channels. Surely, the 7.1 scheme increases the receiver's cost, that's why you can find in the design and functional equipment of STR-DN610 the features of saving....
Sony STR-G3 AV-receiver
Sony STR-G3 AV-receiver

In the nearly two years since we first tested a component containing Sony's VisionTouch one-button remote-control system (the STR-G1ES A/V receiver), other companies have introduced A/V receivers with screen-based menu-driven control schemes, but every other attempt I've seen has fallen short of VisionTouch...
Sony STR-GX10ES AV-receiver
Sony STR-GX10ES AV-receiver

Though it is small in comparison with the industrial supergiants of the electronic home-entertainment business, Sony has performed wonders in its 40-year history. From the transistor radio and the Walkman to the Compact Disc and the videocassette, the company has often called the tunes to which its elephantine...
Sony STR-V555ES AV-receiver
Sony STR-V555ES AV-receiver

Familiarity with this amazingly flexible in setting model was accompanied by constant surprise. For example, having such incredible set of features, which Sony STR-V555ES receiver has, it turned out that a full-scale listening of 6.1 format was impossible: there are only five amplification channels....